“The jobs package of tax cuts and spending initiatives could add 100,000 to 150,000 jobs a month over the next year, according to estimates from several of the country’s best-known forecasting firms”

September 14th, 2011

“Best-known”? Firms become best known by making the most optimistic predictions, thereby gaining the most media attention. Those firms, are generally wrong. Note that the Times does not probe the track records of these well-known firms.

I would prefer, most accurate (but those really don’t exist).